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The three most prescribed controlled medications in Rock County are opioids, according to data from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
The Wisconsin Farmers Union is reminding farmers that Dec. 15 is the deadline to enroll in the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace.
Betty Burdick is one of eight people who have completed the first Freedom From Smoking course offered at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville.
Rock County has joined a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court. The lawsuit claims certain drug companies conspired to mislead medical authorities, resulting in the opioid addiction epidemic.
Brenda Klahn, infection control expert at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital- Janesville, said she has seen a few cases of influenza already, which is rare for this time of year.
Janesville continues to see more overdose deaths from heroin- and opioids such as fentanyl, with prospects for another record year.
Health care navigators under the Affordable Care Act are fewer this year, but they're still available, and they're urging people to set up appointments.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center as sixth best in Wisconsin.
Police said one man was in custody and one in the hospital after an assault with a weapon on Wednesday night in Milton.
If passed, a proposed bill would require pharmaceutical companies to submit justification for price increases to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Rep. Debra Kolste, D-Janesville, said.
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